The mystery of God hugs you in its all-encompassing arms.— Hildegard of Bingen
Proven God Within Us quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Never base your faith on your feelings. Base it on God's Word.
When you come in contact with the anointing of God, it not only affects your moment, it affects your tomorrow.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
When your will is God's will, you will have your will.
If you decide on your direction, God will give you the energy for the distance.
The Lord was pleased to strengthen us, and remove all fear from us, and disposed our hearts to be as useful as possible.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
God may allow us at times to hit rock bottom, to show us He's the rock-at the bottom.
When a man is filled with the Word of God you cannot keep him still, If a man has got the Word, he must speak or die.
Nobody can take away from you those texts from the Bible which you have learned by heart.
Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
If God is the Creator of the entire universe, then it must follow that He is the Lord of the whole universe. No part of the world is outside of His lordship. That means that no part of my life must be outside of His lordship.
We think of the Christian life as a ‘changed life’ but it is not that.
What God offers us is an ‘exchanged life,’ a ‘substituted life,’ and Christ is our Substitute within.
The Christ within who is our hope of glory is not a matter of theological debate or philosophical speculation. He is not a hobby, a part-time project, a good theme for a book, or a last resort when all human effort fails. He is our life, the most real fact about us. He is the power and wisdom of God dwelling within us.
It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.
When we come to Christ, we’re no longer the most important person in the world to us; Christ is. Instead of living only for ourselves, we have a higher goal: to live for Jesus.
The expression of Christian character is not good doing, but God-likeness.
If the Spirit of God has transformed you within, you will exhibit Divine characteristics in your life, not good human characteristics . God's life in us expresses itself as God's life, not as human life trying to be godly.
If you're not willing to give up everything for Christ, are you willing to be made willing?
Everything you need, you courage, strength, compassion and love; everything you need is already within you.
Within each of us exists the image of God, however disfigured and corrupted by sin it may presently be. God is able to recover this image through grace as we are conformed to Christ.
Even on the cross He did not hide Himself from sight;
rather, He made all creation witness to the presence of its Maker.
Remember that God is within us when we are in a state of grace and outside of us when we are in a state of sin; but His angel never abandons us. . . He is our most sincere and faithful friend even when we sadden him with our bad behavior.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
What's closest to your heart is what you talk about, and if God is close to your heart, you'll talk about Him.
You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
See your weakness as a reason to pray the more, it should not be the reason for sadness or to abandon your post.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
It is only by a total death to self we can be lost in God.
If your life does not worship God, your lips do not worship God either.
Worship does not satisfy our hunger for God; it whets our appetite.
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
Today let me reassure you, God knows right where you are and He knows how to get you to where you need to be. Even when things don’t go the way you planned, His hand is on you.
God is not a 'being' removed from creation, ruling it from outside in the manner of a patriarchal ruler; God is the source of being that underlies creation and grounds its nature and future potential for continual transformative renewal in biophilic mutuality.
Refusing to gossip is a beautiful decision to make.
It not only creates richer friendships but, more importantly, it makes our relationship with the Lord more authentic and believable. We honor God when we honor each other.
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
Let us therefore give ourselves to God with a great desire to begin to live thus, and beg Him to destroy in us the life of the world of sin, and to establish His life within us.
Worry is a direct consequence of relying on your own efforts.
We only have victory over satan when we walk in the Spirit in Christ Jesus.
There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is whithin. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.
As soon as I came to believe there was a God, I understood that I could not do otherwise than live only for him.
If I have a hope, it's that God sat over the dark nothing and wrote you and me, specifically, into the story and put us in with the sunset and the rainstorm as though to say, “Enjoy your place in my story. The beauty of it means you matter, and you can create within it even as I have created you.”
The Kingdom of God is Within You.
You are a paintbrush in hands of the Artist.
God help us from those who believe that they are the sole possessors of truth.
How we manage at times to agree willingly to become prisoners within our own minds and souls of beliefs and ideas on which we can never be flexible.